New Mexico Real Estate Attorneys
Real Estate issues in New Mexico come in a variety of shapes and sizes. At Baca, Findlay & Dziak, our attorneys understand that each client has a unique situation and each property has its own special set of circumstances. Because of the complexity of real estate transactions, hiring experienced legal counsel is necessary to ensure that you have covered every step in your transaction. You need a knowledgeable law firm that knows the real estate industry in New Mexico and is familiar with the entire process from beginning to end.
New Mexico Real Estate Contracts are a widely used instrument throughout our state. There are however significant differences in the use and technical operation of the New Mexico Real Estate Contract as opposed to Deeds of Trusts and Mortgages typically issued by banks and other financial lending institutions. Real Estate contracts are many times issued by individuals in owner financed transactions where they are serviced by escrow companies who hold the owners’ deeds until the conclusion of the transaction. This operation differs significantly from the standard method of lending using the promissory note and mortgage that is preferred by typical lending organizations where Deeds are filed at the County Clerk’s office along with the mortgage which shows the lien on the property.
Our attorneys can help guide you through the process that you are involved with, and help point out potential pitfalls in your transaction whether you are buying a home or attempting to recover a property that you have sold and are forced to take back. We offer document review services and can decipher the often confusing maze of paperwork surrounding Real Estate transactions.
Landlord Tenant Disputes
New Mexico rental law is divided into to two categories; commercial and residential. Residential landlord tenant issues fall under the Uniform Owner Resident Relations Act that governs specific acts of both landlords and tenants during occupancy and eviction if necessary. This Act is very specific on the duties of the landlord and the tenant. The Act governs specific duties for both parties and can impose harsh penalties for violations of an individual involve in such an agreement. Our attorneys can help outline your rights and duties in either circumstance to help protect yourself and avoid costly mistakes.
The residential rent or lease differs significantly from issues relating to commercial rental or lease of property where New Mexico law relies more heavily on the contract itself and the agreement of the parties. Our attorneys are familiar with the subtleties of New Mexico landlord tenant law in both residential and commercial settings and can help you either recover a property in default or explain and protect your interests in your property matter if you are renting or thinking of leasing a property.
When you hire a qualified New Mexico Real Estate attorney you create a better chance of protecting your rights as they pertain to your property. Our attorneys also work seamlessly with other Real Estate Professionals to help facilitate construction, renovation, purchase, or sale of your Real Estate project.